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Monday, March 7, 2016

Day 7 of 31 #SOL16

I've been so excited to come across a few slices of poetry these past few days. It reminded me that it has been a while since I wrote much poetry. There was a time when I was writing a poem or two a day. I went to visit my poetry blog to remind myself what once was there remains inside me I just need to tap into it.
Writing evolves and changes. Focus evolves and changes. I've had opportunities come along that have changed me as a writer. People have come into my life and changed me as a writer. A lot of different students have come into my life and changed me as a teacher/writer.
When I first began writing again I was exploring all kinds of genres and writing the good, bad, and the ugly. It's fun to look back on some of my first blog posts to see where I "began." I'm sure the poet inside of me will emerge a bit during the month of March. At least, I hope so.

6 comments:

  1. I'm doing a poetry unit with my class right now! I am going to read aloud Sharon Creech's Love that Dog and just today I printed out the poems she references in the book. I was thinking of trying the "so much depends" structure with the kids and of course trying it out myself! I love poetry but often feel it's not the genre where my writing shines. I look forward to reading your poems!

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  2. Oh I love how we grow and change as writers, teachers and learners. I am sure new verses will emerge as you write your way through March!

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  3. I hope you write some poems this month too! Poetry is not my go-to genre, but I get more inspired to try it after reading the poetry of others.

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  4. I've been hoping to see a bit of poetry land in your screen space! Looking forward to it! :)

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  5. Poetry is my current goal. I love it but I'm afraid of it. Crazy. Getting bolder during this month though. I think the push to write every day makes me more comfortable being uncomfortable. If that makes any sense!!

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  6. You have taught me not to be afraid of poetry! I'm still not completely comfortable but I do give it a try every now and then. I can't wait to hear your new poems in the future. You are right people I encounter in life help me evolve my writing skills. Thanks!

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